Lou Gum

News and Operations Director and Host, All Things Considered

Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his hand at several other careers in publishing and commercial broadcasting. Lou has a degree in American Studies from Arizona State University and was KAWC's Morning Edition host for two and half years before becoming News and Operations Director.

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Efforts to create a Yuma Multiversity, an educational hub for existing institutions of higher education to offer their various degree programs in one location, got a boost Wednesday with new funding. 

As the first full academic year within the pandemic comes to an end for teachers and students we speak with Gina Thompson, Superintendent of Yuma Union High School District. We’ll talk about lessons of resilience and citizenship, upcoming graduation ceremonies, and what looks to be an ambitious summer school schedule and hiring season.  

A former Arizona Western College employee detailed a list of complaints against the college and its President, Dr. Daniel Corr, in a 12-minute online video released Thursday on YouTube. 

A former Arizona Western College employee detailed a list of complaints against the college and its President, Dr. Daniel Corr, in a 12-minute online video released Thursday on YouTube. 

Arizona Edition, Host Lou Gum.

The Cocopah are known as the river people for their historic and cultural connection to what is today called the Colorado River.

The Colorado intersects the Cocopah Reservation today at a couple of points, but it is harder to get to the waters than it used to be just a couple of generations ago.

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